## Chemistry: A Molecular Approach (3rd Edition)

Name of the compound is $Barium\hspace{1mm} chloride$.
$BaCl_{2}$ is an ionic compound. The metal barium forms only one type of ion, $Ba^{2+}$. Name of anion ($Cl^{-}$) is chloride. So, name of the compound is $Barium\hspace{1mm} chloride$.